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    The U.S. Army Can’t Get Ambushed by the Future
    Mar23

    The U.S. Army Can’t Get Ambushed by the Future

    Douglas Macgregor Security, Middle East More money without new leadership won’t fix the Army. When U.S. forces begin the destruction of the Islamic State, it will defend its territory—its so-called caliphate—and “hold ground.” Without air and missile defenses, or rocket artillery and mobile armored forces with accurate, devastating...

    Lithuanian MP faces impeachment for ties to Russian spy
    Mar23

    Lithuanian MP faces impeachment for ties to Russian spy

    VILNIUS: Lithuania’s parliament on Wednesday launched impeachment procedures against a lawmaker over his ties with a former Russian spy and a Kremlin-controlled energy company, as tensions with Moscow simmer. Mindaugas Bastys, 52, resigned as deputy speaker of parliament after being denied top security clearance by the intelligence agency...

    Old memos show former Trump aide Manafort offered to promote Russian interests, AP reports
    Mar23

    Old memos show former Trump aide Manafort offered to promote Russian interests, AP reports

    JUDY WOODRUFF: From April through August of last year, Paul Manafort was the chairman of the Trump campaign. He has been under intense scrutiny for his business and political ties to both Russia and Ukraine. Today, the Associated Press uncovered new information about Manafort and his dealings with Russians. Hari Sreenivasan has the story. HARI...

    What role will Crimean Tatars play in Russian-Turkish relations?
    Mar23

    What role will Crimean Tatars play in Russian-Turkish relations?

    Observers wonder just how far Turkey is willing to stick out its neck to support Crimean Tatars during its quest to further reconcile with Russia. …read more Source:...

    Ex-Trump aide ‘got secret payment from ousted Ukraine president’
    Mar23

    Ex-Trump aide ‘got secret payment from ousted Ukraine president’

    March 23, 2017 5:00 AMWASHINGTON • New corruption allegations lodged in Ukraine against President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort have thrust him back into the forefront of ongoing scrutiny over whether the Trump team coordinated with the Russian government to influence the US election. …read more Source: The...

    UN index places Ukraine among African states
    Mar22

    UN index places Ukraine among African states

    The United Nations’ Happiness Index has placed Ukraine among African states. The country was ranked 132 among 155. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine says sanctions on Russian banks to start from Thursday
    Mar22

    Ukraine says sanctions on Russian banks to start from Thursday

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s central bank said sanctions against subsidiaries of Russian banks will take effect from Thursday, and will include prohibitions on financial operations that benefit the banks’ parent structures. …read more Source: The...

    Politics: Sean Spicer: Trump was not aware of Manafort’s secret work with Russian billionaire to benefit Putin
    Mar22

    Politics: Sean Spicer: Trump was not aware of Manafort’s secret work with Russian billionaire to benefit Putin

    Sean Spicer denied that Trump had been aware that his former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, lobbied on behalf of a Russian oligarch in the mid-2000s. White House press secretary Sean Spicer denied on Wednesday that President Donald Trump had been aware that his former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, lobbied on behalf of a Russian oligarch in...

    Kiev bans Russia singer from Eurovision
    Mar22

    Kiev bans Russia singer from Eurovision

    Kiev: Tensions between Russia and Ukraine spread to the Eurovision Song Contest on Wednesday after Kiev banned a Russian contestant from entering the country over a past performance in Moscow-annexed Crimea. Ukrainian security service (SBU) spokeswoman Olena Gitlyanska told AFP that Yuliya Samoilova had been banned from entry “for three years”...

    A budget Trump could live with
    Mar22

    A budget Trump could live with

    It is, for better or worse, a document Donald Trump can live with. For make no mistake, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government has penned the 2017 federal budget as if America were breathing over its shoulder. There are, for instance, very few huge-ticket spending items (those who do win big, such as the Canada Revenue Agency, are...